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Social Studies
  Grade Level:   4  
  EALR:   3. GEOGRAPHY The student uses a spatial perspective to make reasoned decisions by applying the concepts of location, region, and movement and demonstrating knowledge of how geographic features and human cultures impact environments.  
  Component:   3.3 Understands the geographic context of global issues.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   3.3.1 Explains that learning about the geography of Washington State helps us understand global trade.  
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-Explains how the climate and land in Eastern Washington allow farmers to grow apples for trade with other countries.
-Explains how the ports of Tacoma and Seattle enable Washington to be a gateway for products to and from Pacific Rim countries.
Suggested Unit
  • WA—Living in Washington: Its Geography, Resources, and Economy